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September 21, 2014

Cherry Mobile Cosmos One Review

Cherry Mobile has come a long way since they entered the local scene some five years ago. And they decided to celebrate their 5th year of doing business in the country by launching a limited edition smartphone called Cosmos One.

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September 12, 2014

Cherry Mobile Ultra On The Go Review

The Cherry Mobile Ultra On The Go is one of the latest non-Android addition to the company’s growing portfolio. It’s a mobile hotspot (or pocket Wi-Fi, whichever you want to call it) that supports LTE connectivity which is priced at Php3,999. Continue Reading

September 09, 2014

Cherry Mobile Pulse Review

The Cherry Mobile Pulse is the company’s most affordable octa-core Android smartphone that features a 5-inch IPS HD display, Dragontrail glass, dual-SIM capabilities, Android 4.4 KitKat, and a sub-Php7k price tag. Find out what we think of this device by reading our full review below.
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September 05, 2014

Cherry Mobile Magnum S Review

When it comes to locally-branded phones, it’s usually just one or the other; style or substance. But once in a while, we receive a fairly-priced device that has good looks and offers above average performance. That’s exactly what the Cherry Mobile Magnum S is, a Php9,999 smartphone that has the enough firepower to effortlessly handle your basic smartphone needs, and can pass up as a premium handset thanks to its faux-metal build.

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September 04, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1S Review

The Redmi 1S is Xiaomi’s latest Android offering here in the Philippines. It sports a 4.7-inch HD IPS display, 8GB storage with microSD card support, 8MP camera, Dual-SIM capabilities, 2,000mAh battery, and powered by a Snapdragon 400 quad-core CPU. Priced under Php6k, is this smartphone worth buying? Find out by reading our full review of the Xiaomi Redmi 1S.

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September 01, 2014

Garmin VIRB Elite Quick Review

We got our hands on another action camera and this time it’s from Garmin. Announced late last year, the VIRB is the company’s first time to join the sports camera category as the company decides to take a break from producing sat-nav devices. Could the Garmin VIRB Elite offer something new that users haven’t already seen? Continue Reading

September 01, 2014

August Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

It’s the start of the -ber months and that means we’re just a few months away from the Holidays, which also means we have new exciting gadgets to look out for this season. But before we get excited let’s have a quick glance at the list of gadgets we’ve handled last month which includes the Nokia Lumia 930, Xiaomi Redmi Note, and the Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7. Read on for our Gadget Reviews Roundup for the month of August 2014. Continue Reading

September 01, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 Review

Huawei brought us its thinnest smartphone last year, the Ascend P6. This time around, it’s back with the same design language but with a more beastly internals. We take the Huawei Ascend P7 for a review and find out if it’s worthy to be in your pockets.
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August 27, 2014

Cherry Mobile Flare 3 Quick Review

When it comes to pricing their devices Cherry Mobile has been known to offer decent specs at affordable price points. One device that backs up this claim is the Flare 3 which we were able to try out for a period of time. Is it a phablet worth your money? Read on our Quick Review to find out. Continue Reading

August 21, 2014

Xiaomi Redmi Note Review

The Xiaomi Redmi Note is the Chinese company’s affordable phablet offering that features a 5.5-inch HD display, 13 megapixel camera, 3,100mAh battery, dual-SIM capabilities, and powered by a MediaTek octa-core CPU and MIUI V5 OS. With an expected price tag of around Php7,000, is the Redmi Note the smartphone worth waiting for? Let’s find out by reading our review below. Continue Reading

August 19, 2014

Starmobile Quest Quick Review

The Starmobile Quest is one of the company’s affordable Android smartphone that packs a 4.5-inch qHD display, Snapdragon 200 quad-core CPU, 2,000mAh battery, 12 megapixel f2.0 camera, and Android 4.3 Jellybean. For a price tag of Php6,590, let’s find if it’s worth the money by reading our quick review below. Continue Reading

August 15, 2014

Playground Cam100 vs GoPro Hero3+ Video Comparison

During our review of the Playground Cam100, we mentioned that it shares some elements as the GoPro. In fact, it could be mistaken as one when you first look at it inside its waterproof case. Both action cameras record Full HD videos, have the same mounting system, but the Cam100 is almost only 1/3 the GoPro’s price. This leads us to one question: How’s the video output of the Cam100 compared to GoPro? We find out.

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August 14, 2014

Lenovo S850 Review

The Lenovo S850 is one of the company’s latest mid-range offerings that was launched in the country late last month. It features a 5-inch HD display, a 13 megapixel rear camera, and powered by a MediaTek quad-core CPU and Android KitKat. Find out what we think of the device by reading our full review.
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August 14, 2014

Bose QuietComfort 20 Quick Review

Bose is known for premium audio products. They have been manufacturing products with great performance and quality since 1964. Now in 2014, let’s have a quick look at the QuietComfort 20, the first in-ear noise cancelling headphones from Bose. Continue Reading

August 12, 2014

Cherry Mobile Tegra Note 7 Quick Review

Cherry Mobile partnered with NVIDIA to bring the Tegra Note 7 here in the Philippines. There has been some redesigning that happened from the international variant physique-wise, but the same NVIDIA-powered components are driving it inside. Did this gaming and multimedia tablet perform well during its time with us? Read on and find out. Continue Reading

August 06, 2014

Playground Cam100 Action Camera Quick Review

With the sudden boom of action cameras these days, documenting the things people with active lifestyle do is easy. The thing is, not everyone can afford a Php19K-worth sports camera that big companies offer today. For those who want an alternative camera without breaking the bank, there’s the Playground Cam100 action camera that’s way more affordable than mainstream sports cameras. Continue Reading

August 05, 2014

Playground BS-200 Bluetooth Speaker Review

A few days ago we received a handful of devices from a fairly new company called Playground, one of which is the Playground BS-200; a small Bluetooth Speaker that also functions as a handsfree accessory. Continue Reading

August 04, 2014

Harman / Kardon NC noise-cancelling headphones Review

The Harman / Kardon NC is one of those over-ear headphones that comes with a premium build and design, can deliver great sound quality, partnered with an impressive proprietary noise-cancelling technology. However, such combination of features surely do not come cheap. Is the Harman / Kardon NC worth considering then? Find out by reading our review below.
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August 01, 2014

AKG K550 Quick Review

There are two kinds of over-the-ear headphones: the closed-back design that prevents sound from leaking out of the cups, and the open-back that doesn’t restrict the sound flowing out. Both have different impact on the sound making people choose one over the other. The AKG K550 claims to blur the line between them by offering open-backed sound with the silence of a closed-back design. Can they back their claims? We find out. Continue Reading

August 01, 2014

July Gadget Reviews Roundup 2014

We’re finally done with the month of July and that means a quick look at all the reviews we’ve finished last month. This includes the LG G3, ASUS Zenfone 5 and 6, Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II, Acer Aspire Switch 10, and a Tegra Note 7 tablet. Take a look at our Gadget Reviews Roundup for the month of July. Continue Reading

July 31, 2014

ASUS Zenfone 6 Review

Priced and launched together with the Zenfone 4 and Zenfone 5, The ASUS Zenfone 6 is the biggest and the highest-end model in the Zenfone family. Read on as we find out what this phablet  has in store for us in this full review. Continue Reading

July 26, 2014

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II Review

Two years after Canon released their critically-acclaimed PowerShot G1X, the Japanese camera maker announced its successor, the PowerShot G1X Mark II which boasts the same 1.5-inch sensor that’s now paired with a faster lens with a wider coverage area. We’ll take a closer look at this prosumer-level camera on our in-depth right after the break.

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July 25, 2014

Homecare Fly One Tegra Note 7 Review

NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 is a very promising processor with a powerful GPU that can virtually play any graphic intensive games within the Play Store plus the exclusive enhancement with select games through TegraZone. Aside from the NVIDIA Shield, this 7-inch tablet also has Tegra 4 under the hood. Read on to know more about the Homecare Fly One Tegra Note 7.
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July 23, 2014

LG G3 Review

With the success of the LG G2 last year, there was a lot of expectations on this year’s release from LG. Thus, we took our time to dig deeper into the new LG G3 to see if it met expectations. Check out our LG G3 review after the break.

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July 21, 2014

Acer Aspire Switch 10 Review

The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is one of those new breed of netbooks that is small in size, modest in price, but big on features and performance. It features a 10.1-inch touchscreen display, powered by an Intel Atom quad-core CPU, capable of changing into four different modes, and starts at under Php20K. With that in mind, is the Switch 10 worth the money? Find out by reading our full review below. Continue Reading